Ebola Updates

Malloy orders Ebola drills at all hospitals in Connecticut

Hospitals statewide have been directed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to conduct Ebola preparedness drills within the next seven days and preferably within the next 48 hours, and a Unified Command Team of state officials has been formed to coordinate resources and personnel to handle any Ebola cases.

GALLERIES: Ebola Updates

Lawsuit dismissed over Ebola quarantines in Connecticut

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials over quarantines imposed on several people returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic.

Nurse who survived Ebola settles with Texas hospital system

A nurse who contracted Ebola two years ago while caring for the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease has settled a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked

WHO: Ebola no longer world health emergency

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer qualifies as an international health emergency, although it cautioned that male survivors can infect their sexual partners for up to a year after recovering.

New Ebola case emerges in setback for Sierra Leone

A woman who died this week in Sierra Leone tested positive for Ebola, officials said Friday, a setback for the region that comes only a day after the World Health Organization had declared the epidemic over.

Guinea declared free of Ebola, a huge step to end spread of disease

The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak over in Guinea Tuesday, a huge step in the fight against the world's largest epidemic and the first time there are no known cases anywhere since the virus emerged in Guinea two years ago.

Ebola Updates VIDEOS

OPINION

Ebola scare might overcome vaccine fear

One interesting takeaway from the Ebola situation. No, not that the media and the political hacks can make a crisis out of a comparative kerfuffle.

Living longer, better

Amid all the scary health news, there is some good to report -- we are living longer.

Reasonable precautions against Ebola

"We're ready with emergency kits and we're aware of the signs and symptoms," said Dr. Joseph Gadbaw, chief of infectious disease and department of medicine at L+M Hospital. "We're ready with travel questions."

SPECIAL REPORTS

NEWS FROM OUR TOWNS